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And in the Second World War, you didn't just read about it in the newspapers because you weren't allowed to read it in the newspapers. It was all censored, you know? So nobody knew what we were doing.
~By Patrick Macnee ~


The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won't be true in the future.
~By Roone Arledge ~


The reporting of news has to be understood as propaganda for commodities, and events by images.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


We had news this morning of another successful atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki. These two heavy blows have fallen in quick succession upon the Japanese and there will be quite a little space before we intend to drop another.
~By Henry L. Stimson ~


When you are thrown onto the stage at 17 in such an enormous way, it becomes living on the edge because every step you take, every word you speak, every action you do becomes headline news. And it became, for me, life or death.
~By Boris Becker ~


Here's a little newsflash for those reporters and commentators: I'm not going to Washington to seek their good opinion. I'm going to Washington to serve this great country.
~By Sarah Palin ~


News is something that happens that matters to you, which is not most of what we watch on television.
~By Val Kilmer ~


Online, you have things like Slate Magazine, which has a lot of commentary and analysis of stories, so it gives you a fuller picture. I would compare that to a news magazine or the New Republic.
~By Tabitha Soren ~


A newspaper should be the maximum of information, and the minimum of comment.
~By Richard Cobden ~


I was on the cover of a lot of newspapers. I was on the cover of USA Today for every single day for a month. I was on the masthead, so I tend to get recognized a lot, and in weird places. It's always flattering, and it's always odd. It's always at the worst possible time.
~By Augusten Burroughs ~


People magazine had been around for a short period of time, but nobody had thought about putting entertainment news on a nightly basis on television.
~By Mary Hart ~


Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion.
~By Ralph W. Sockman ~


Television news was expanding to an hour, and producers did not know how to fill the space and time.
~By Joel Siegel ~


The war effects me less than it ought. I can do no service to anybody by agitating for news or making dole over the slaughter.
~By Wilfred Owen ~


Frankly, no newspaper is set up to monitor for cheats and fabricators.
~By Howell Raines ~


News events cannot be controlled, nor can newscasts be mapped out like entertainment shows.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


The pressure to be timely with news has increased every year.
~By Mary Hart ~


The news anchor is exactly that - an anchor, a center, a focus.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


I had a financial page to write in the Mail on Sunday where I'd give tips on shares. I worked there for two and a half years. Nothing compares to the burst of energy felt on a newsroom floor when a big story breaks.
~By Adam Faith ~


The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
~By Walt Whitman ~


To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


The answer scrawled on a blank page in a daily newspaper, was conceived whilst aboard a ferry.
~By Harold Stephen Black ~


Their coverage on the Fox News Channel has been atrocious. The stuff that comes out of Sean Hannity's mouth has been infuriating. The stuff that Bill O'Reilly says has been illogical. You go up and down the schedule and it's insanity over there. The number of lies, perpetuated, promoted by Fox News is just shameful and it hurts everybody.
~By David Shuster ~


Gossip is just news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.
~By Liz Smith ~


Local television news, on both radio and television, is so appalling. Makes print journalism look like the greatest stuff ever written.
~By Robert McChesney ~


Every generation renews itself in its own way; there's always a reaction against whatever is standard.
~By Sol LeWitt ~


But by showing us live coverage of every bad thing happening everywhere in the world, cable news makes life seem like it's just an endless string of disasters - when, for most people in most places today, life is fairly good.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


Practically every day, there is a story in the newspapers about a new breakthrough drug on Parkinson's.
~By Mort Kondracke ~


Ah, the pleasure, the joy - a big news story that runs and runs, that is played down by some of our journalistic colleagues, saying 'it'll never happen', only to be confirmed by the Home Secretary.
~By Kamal Ahmed ~


Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers.
~By Jimmy Breslin ~


If the breaking news event has something to do with young people, specifically with MTV's audience, there was a higher chance that I would actually go cover it with a television camera instead of just write the story myself and read it on the air.
~By Tabitha Soren ~


It's amazing that this is still news to people, but that affects the final outcome of the film. When people are treated well, and they're made to feel valued, they give 110 percent.
~By Adam Arkin ~


I read the newspapers avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.
~By Aneurin Bevan ~


I've written thousands of stories, started hundreds of news cycles.
~By Matt Drudge ~


Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.
~By Helen Rowland ~


Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


At that time, the people that were in the animated film business were mostly guys who were unsuccessful newspaper cartoonists. In other words, their ability to draw living things was practically nil.
~By Marc Davis ~


Those newspapers of the nation which most loudly cried dictatorship against me would have been the first to justify the beginnings of dictatorship by somebody else.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


Men still control the news, both on and off camera.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


Many a good newspaper story has been ruined by over verification.
~By James Gordon Bennett ~


I do not read newspapers. I do not watch television. I am not interested in current events, although I will occasionally discuss them if other people want to discuss them.
~By Diane Wakoski ~


If the breaking news story had to do with hard news, politics specifically, I had a lot to do with it. If it had to do with music, Kurt Loder was more involved.
~By Tabitha Soren ~


I got a phone call saying we are from the News of the World, and we're exposing you and David Beckham. My heart did not beat for a minute.
~By Rebecca Loos ~


A news organization has a much different responsibility. I might not be telling you the whole story. I might not be telling you a story in a manner that is properly sophisticated.
~By Aaron Sorkin ~


There is so much media now with the Internet and people, and so easy and so cheap to start a newspaper or start a magazine, there's just millions of voices and people want to be heard.
~By Rupert Murdoch ~


Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.
~By Izaak Walton ~


In the past ABC has made half-hearted efforts or, worse, cosmetic efforts, to do something about news and I wasn't certain about what their real aim was - nor am I now.
~By Roone Arledge ~


We don't have access to a national forum that we had in those days, through the news magazines which were the television news of the time. It's very disturbing to me that we've sort of been pushed to the corners.
~By Carlisle Floyd ~


One of the reasons why when Elvis dies or the Son of Sam is captured ABC News' ratings go up is because people who don't normally watch news are watching then. The question is, do you want to attract people who don't watch network news or fight over the people who do?
~By Roone Arledge ~


After this, I took private lessons in Italian from an elementary school teacher. He gave me themes to write about, and some of them turned out so well that he told me to publish them in a newspaper.
~By Grazia Deledda ~


I'd like to get back into journalism. I'm hoping someone will offer me a job as a commentator or one of those political analysts that you see on the news shows all the time.
~By Jeff Gannon ~


There are those who believe we have need of more literature, of a large international publishing house, of a great peace newspaper, or the like. I am rather skeptical about this idea.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


Television saved the movies. The Internet is going to save the news business.
~By Matt Drudge ~


It is commonly said that men are forward to believe whatever is connected with their own interest. This in common cases is true; but it is also true, that when some very great and unexpected good news is brought to us, we find it very difficult to credit it.
~By Archibald Alexander ~


There are two sayings that are familiar in every news room across the country: 1) sex sells; 2) if it bleeds it leads.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


The recent history of Ukraine is replete with dead journalists, beaten journalists, news agencies being shut down, and politicians being injured or killed. Most are killed in mysterious auto accidents.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


But there have been many news reports that water-boarding has been used on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is one of the major al Qaeda figures that we have in U.S. custody.
~By Jane Mayer ~


This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook.
~By Larry Elder ~


Of, course it always cheers a news editor when a story has what we describe as 'legs' therefore it, erm, runs.
~By Kamal Ahmed ~


If you value a man's regard, strive with him. As to liking, you like your newspaper - and despise it.
~By Andre Maurois ~


Far more thought and care go into the composition of any prominent ad in a newspaper or magazine than go into the writing of their features and editorials.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


Don't overstate Fox News. It's still much smaller than the least of the network niches.
~By Tom Brokaw ~


You don't tell us how to stage the news and we don't tell you how to cover it.
~By Larry Speakes ~


Somebody did an article in one of the newspapers saying that at that time I had the most visibility of any actor around. Kind of nice, you know, when that thing was happening.
~By Gavin MacLeod ~


The anger of lovers renews their love.
~By Terence ~


For a fortnight nobody at all emailed me, or posted a follow-up. Doesn't anyone care, I thought? It turned out my newsreader was broken, and hadn't posted at all.
~By Graham Nelson ~


When we saw our plane on TV as breaking news, it was the most surreal experience. A lot of the women were crying. There was a gentleman who was writing in his journal and crying. Seeing that isn't easy.
~By Taryn Manning ~


Television news is a delicate balance of serving public good and private gain.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


I can't think of any other job in journalism where the newsmakers come to you.
~By Bob Schieffer ~


There is a huge difference between journalism and advertising. Journalism aspires to truth. Advertising is regulated for truth. I'll put the accuracy of the average ad in this country up against the average news story any time.
~By Jef I. Richards ~


News is important information that may influence your investments. Noise is talk or buzz or some headline that prevents you from seeing a story clearly. News is useful. Noise is a distraction. Calling what's noise and news after the fact is easy.
~By Maria Bartiromo ~


The good news was that Enterprise and the newly arrived Yorktown had attacked the Marshall and Gilbert islands. Those attacks had a great effect on morale.
~By Jack Adams ~


The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me... by newspapers and the Bible.
~By Van Wyck Brooks ~


My main expertise is in the past, but if I have to extrapolate into the future, I would say: no good news any time soon and an obvious exit strategy is not apparent to me.
~By Juan Cole ~


News is what a chap who doesn't care much about anything wants to read. And it's only news until he's read it. After that it's dead.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


The Iraq War marked the beginning of the end of network news coverage. Viewers saw the juxtaposition of the embedded correspondents reporting the war as it was actually unfolding and the jaundiced, biased, negative coverage of these same events in the network newsrooms.
~By Dick Morris ~


What kind of morons do you have working at newspapers in Austin that would base an entire review of an artist's performance on whether or not they had a good seat?
~By Al Yankovic ~


The news appeals to the same jaded appetite that makes a child tire of a toy as soon as it becomes familiar and demand a new one in its place.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


I was the editor of the school newspaper and in drama club and choir, so I was not a popular girl in the traditional sense, but I think I was known for being relatively scathing.
~By Tina Fey ~


The nicest thing is to open the newspapers and not to find yourself in them.
~By George Harrison ~


Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone.
~By Hodding Carter ~


A newspaper is lumber made malleable. It is ink made into words and pictures. It is conceived, born, grows up and dies of old age in a day.
~By Jim Bishop ~


During the war, in which several of our embedded correspondents were able to report from moving vehicles crossing the Iraqi desert, the use of technology made news gathering safer.
~By Jim Walton ~


I'm Kevin Nealon, and that's news to me.
~By Kevin Nealon ~


When news comes out, it ought to be reported. There shouldn't be a moratorium based on legitimate news, just because it may or may not affect one candidate or the other. That's just absurd.
~By Mark E. Hyman ~


What I think is highly inappropriate is what's going on across the Internet, a kind of political jihad against Dan Rather and CBS News that's quite outrageous.
~By Tom Brokaw ~


I wish I had as much in bed as I get in the newspapers.
~By Linda Ronstadt ~


The only gossip I'm interested in is things from the Weekly World News - 'Woman's bra bursts, 11 injured'. That kind of thing.
~By Johnny Depp ~


When we make a mistake, it becomes front-page news. We don't need any reporter telling us how badly we played.
~By Willie Stargell ~


News events are like Texas weather. If you don't like it, wait a minute.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


It was a show where you were given a quote out of current events and you had to identify who said it. I was reading eight newspapers a day and had compiled a file of about 300 quotes. I really had to do my research. The White House press didn't have to bone up on any of it.
~By June Lockhart ~


The votes of 60,000 Floridians were not counted. The Court threw out all 60,00 votes. And that's what the newspapers around the country are counting now.
~By Vincent Bugliosi ~


Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me.
~By Jimmy Breslin ~


For a man who purports to have learned of media ethics only this month, Mr. Williams has spent an undue amount of time appearing as a media ethicist on both CNN and the cable news networks of NBC.
~By Frank Rich ~


Everything is being compressed into tiny tablets. You take a little pill of news every day - 23 minutes - and that's supposed to be enough.
~By Walter Cronkite ~


Honestly, I'm more into the computer, the Internet, and checking out scores or the news.
~By Martina Hingis ~


Another thing that's quite different in writing a book as a practicing newspaperman is that if you look at what you've written the next morning and you think you didn't get it quite right, you can fix it.
~By Adam Clymer ~


Deep Throat's information, and in my view, courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected.
~By Bob Woodward ~


I want the news delivered unbiased. I thought that was the whole point with journalism.
~By Aaron McGruder ~


Suddenly the whole imagination of writing and editorial and newspaper and all these presumptions about who am I reading this, and who else other people may be, and all that, it's so grimly brutal!
~By Robert Creeley ~

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